national care standards: care homes for older people: revised november 2007

Descriptionnational care standards: care homes for older people: revised november 2007 Edition
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMay 16, 2011

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dignity• privacy• choice• safety• realising potential• equality and diversity

ISBN 978 0 7559 5577 0
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On 1 April 2011 a new independent scrutiny and improvement body replaced the Care Commission - Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS).
Contact SCSWIS on 0845 600 9527
or visit www.scswis.com

Contents

Introduction

Before moving in (standards 1 to 6)
1 Informing and deciding
2 Trial visits
3 Your legal rights
4 Your environment
5 Management and staffing arrangements
6 Support arrangements

Settling in (standards 7 to 11)
7 Moving in
8 Making choices
9 Feeling safe and secure
10 Exercising your rights
11 Expressing your views

Day-to-day life (standards 12 to 19)
12 Lifestyle - social, cultural and religious belief or faith
13 Eating well
14 Keeping well - healthcare
15 Keeping well - medication
16 Private life
17 Daily life
18 Staying in touch
19 Support and care in dying and death

Moving on (standard 20)
20 Moving on

Annex A: Glossary
Annex B: Useful reference material
Annex C: Information on SSSC Registration